The law office of Furlan & Associates is located in Rutland, Vermont. The attorneys have decades of combined legal experience and knowledge. With a heavy concentration in family, criminal, and civil litigation, the firm spends a large amount of its time at trial and in the courtroom. The firm litigates more cases each year than many law firms and has extensive trial and negotiation experience. If you are looking for lawyers who fight for their clients in and out of the courtroom, then you have come to the right place for an attorney.

Criminal Law

Vermont DUI, DWI, Drug Charges, Simple Assault, Vermont Fish and Game Violations, and all other violations of State Law; Federal Cases including Federal Drug and Weapons charges.

Civil Rights

We bring suit against the State and Federal Government and its agencies for violations of your civil rights.

Personal Injury

Vermont auto accidents, wrongful death actions, injuries to infants and children, slip and falls, medical malpractice, Vermont bike and pedestrian accidents, products liability, brain and spinal injuries.

Post Conviction Relief

We bring suit against the State government for wrongful convictions, or against the federal government under habeas corpus law.


Appeals to the Vermont Supreme Court, or Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City.

Business Law

Creating Vermont corporations, LLCs, and partnerships.

Real Estate

We sell Title Insurance and conduct closings for both buyers and sellers of real property.

Family Law

We handle domestic relations issues including divorce, custody, support and relief from abuse.

About Us

Mark E. Furlan, Esq.Owner

Attorney Mark Furlan graduated from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1987 with a BA in philosophy. He graduated from Vermont Law School in 1992 with a Juris Doctor degree and Master in Environmental Law, Cum Laude.

Attorney Furlan began his legal career in Randolph, Vermont in 1993, and quickly focused his practice on criminal law. He operated that practice until October, 2001, when he moved to Rutland, VT and assumed the position of managing partner at Abatiell Associates, P.C. Abatiell Associates, P.C. became Furlan & Associates, PLLC. in January, 2014.

In addition to representing criminal defendants in Vermont State and Federal District Court, Attorney Furlan also represents incarcerated individuals with claims for Post-Conviction Relief and Habeas Corpus. Attorney Furlan has experience representing parties to a wide variety of civil litigation, with a special focus on representing plaintiffs in civil rights lawsuits against state and local law enforcement and correctional personnel and agencies.

Attorney Furlan also has substantial experience handling all aspects of domestic disputes in Vermont’s Family Courts. He has significant trial experience, having taken dozens of cases through trial to jury verdict. He has also represented parties in several dozen court trials. Attorney Furlan is also an experienced Appellate Advocate. He has appeared before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City and many times before the Vermont Supreme Court.

Attorney Furlan is the father of two boys. He avidly enjoys many outdoor recreational activities.

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One Justice Square
Rutland, VT 05701

Phone: 802 775-2508
Fax: 802 775-2500